Definitions

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  • adj. Not frightened; unafraid.

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  • adj. not affected by fright

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Thus, it was relevant that you can say "unfrightened" and "unconfused", suggesting that these are adjectives, but you can't say "unfeared" or "unliked", suggesting that these are participles, not adjectives.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • So the fact that "unfrightened" exists as a word doesn't rule out the possibility that "frighten" has a past participle.

    Archive 2010-07-01

  • And it was before people learned that meat from unfrightened animals is better and worth more than that from frightened ones, which now provides packing house operators with a financial incentive to keep the animals calm.

    A better way to die? | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Said he to them, “By Allah, my life long have I waded in the clashing sea of fight and I have met many a gallant sprite, but none so unfrightened of the sword that smites and the shock of men that affrights like these valiant Knights!”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But if you look at what Dean actually says, then -- for the most part -- the horses remain distinctly unfrightened.

    THE VIRTUES OF ENGAGEMENT

  • An unfrightened prisoner makes an unlikely informer.

    The Dark Art of Interrogation

  • What was remarkable to me was how unfrightened they looked.

    CNN Transcript Mar 14, 2004

  • The girls, in their Russian boots, tramped through the damp grass while the deer watched them with big, unfrightened eyes.

    The Virgin and the Gypsy

  • My hand was on the huge, curved ivory surface of one tusk as she turned her mild, unfrightened eye to regard me.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • Each of the woolly creatures a separate pure color, cherry and mint, lemon and plum, instead of stampeding, the Rainbows stood unfrightened, gazed in the direction of the ranchkits, curious to see the new arrivals.

    Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse

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